Duty-free quota-free market access for LDCs is mandatory: Nepal

Minister for Commerce and Supplies, Rajendra Mahato Sunday attended the Ministerial Meeting of the Commerce Ministers from the Least Developed Countries (LCD) that was held on the sidelines of the 7th Ministerial Conference of World Trade Organisation in Geneva. The [...]

Caribbean States Unite in Song to Promote the Climate Change Position of Small Islands

The threat to small island states being posed by climate change is the focus of a song commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the CARICOM Secretariat. Entitled “1.5 To Stay Alive”, the song is written and performed [...]

AOSIS rejects calls for real engagement at COP 15

The Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on Tuesday rejected calls by some world leaders, including the biggest polluters, to stall a legally binding outcome at next months United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15) [...]

Small Islands and Least Developed Countries Join Forces on Climate Change

Vulnerable countries say more than 1.5 degrees of climate change is unacceptable Two major blocs of the world’s most vulnerable countries today joined forces in demanding that the new Copenhagen climate agreement limit temperature increases to as far below 1.5 [...]